What are you allowed to bring on Amtrak?
Each passenger may bring two personal items, 25 lbs. (12 kg) and 14 x 11 x 7 inches each, and two carry-on items, 50 lbs. (23 kg) and 28 x 22 x 14 inches each, onboard. Make sure you have a tag with your name and address on the outside of all your bags.
Do they search your bags on Amtrak?
If you’re traveling by train and a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent asks to search your bags, you have the right to refuse.
Are there liquid restrictions on Amtrak?
Amtrak doesn’t regulate the type of beverage you take on board, but does require you to drink it in your seat or in your private sleeping car. You must keep your drink with you, as Amtrak will not store it in its refrigerators.
Can I bring my own food and drinks on Amtrak?
Personal Food, Beverages and Medication You may bring your own food and beverages onboard for consumption at your seat or private Sleeping Car accommodations. However, you can only consume food and beverages purchased in Dining and Lounge Cars in those cars.
What is allowed in a carry-on bag?
You are allowed to bring a quart-sized bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes in your carry-on bag and through the checkpoint. These are limited to travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less per item.
Can I bring a backpack on Amtrak?
You + Two Bags = No Extra Charge Each item should not exceed 50 lbs. (23 kg) and needs to be 28 x 22 x 14 inches in size.
Can you bring unopened alcohol on Amtrak?
A: Yes, you can absolutely bring alcohol onto an Amtrak train as long as it remains unopened. Feel free to pack any bottles of alcohol safely and securely inside your allotted amount of luggage. Each passenger is allowed two 25-pound personal items and two 50-pound carry-on items on board.
Do they feed you on Amtrak?
Most Amtrak routes offer Café service, with a variety of meals, snacks and beverages for sale. Customers in all classes of service are invited to the Café and service is available from early morning until late at night.
Can I bring a cooler on Amtrak?
A small cooler counts as a carry-on bag, and you can bring snacks, meals, take out food from nearby restaurants and even alcohol on Amtrak (note that to consume alcohol, you must be in a roomette or bedroom).
What can I not bring in my carry-on?
Here’s what you can’t pack in your carry on:
- Liquids, gels, or pastes in bottles larger than 3.4 ounces (100 ml)
- Guns and ammunition (including BB guns and cap guns)
- Stun guns and tasers.
- Sharp objects (knives, axes, razor blades)
- Self-defense items (such as pepper spray, brass knuckle, billy clubs)